Job Information
6. december 2018
København, Denmark
Michael Kjærgaard
Tlf nr.
+45 2222 4000


CEO for successful premium lifestyle brand.

Our customer is a very strong and fast-growing premium lifestyle brand offering menswear of high quality.

With focus on quality, details and true craftmanship, the company has established a strong position and is a preferred partner to some of the leading retailers internationally. The employees in the company are deadly dedicated towards the product and the uniqueness of the concept.

The company, located in Copenhagen, is now looking for a CEO reporting to the Chairman of the board. The coming CEO must have an international experience and fit into a culture of excellence and dedication.

As the coming CEO your mission and responsibility is to transform this company from entrepreneurship to leadership, internally as well as externally, in order to exploit the untapped potential of the brand internationally. For the right candidate, this is an executive position second to none!

The position
As the coming CEO of this successful lifestyle company, you will be responsible for taking the company and its brand to the next level on an impressive, international growth journey. Your excellent skills in executing growth strategies will be a point of difference separating you from other candidates for this attractive position.

Our customer has the goal to be a preferred brand in the future in all channels as own webshop, department stores, own retail and to all leading retailers in Europe in its segment. The coming CEO should have the capability of bringing successful lifestyle brands to their highest level – candidates should know how to do this transformation from former positions at executive level!

You are very conscious about the importance of digitalization in businesses at all levels. Being futuristic with a deep understanding of business opportunities and trends is an absolute must, if you step into this position.

In this position, you will get the responsibility that you want, according to your results and performance. In addition, you will work with a team of dedicated, highly competent and very enthusiastic colleagues, supported by open and positive minded founders of the company.


  • Develop the company with a focus on executing strategy plans and reaching budgets.
  • Develop and maintain highly motivated, dedicated and competent employees.
  • Ensure that processes are always efficient and at the same time ensure scalability.
  • Ensure exploitation of digitalization opportunities at all times.
  • Ensure that the company manifest and strengthens its position as one of the most preferred menswear lifestyle brands internationally.
  • Ensure good and strong cooperation internally and externally with the owners and business partners.
  • Being a visible and motivating CEO showing the way through leadership, internally as well as externally.
  • Expand partnerships with the best retailers internationally.

Professional skills

  • A strong and proven track record with excellent results from the fashion or lifestyle industry.
  • International experience at high level with executing growth strategies.
  • You understand the entire value chain in a lifestyle company.
  • Comprehensive P&L experience from international fashion or lifestyle companies.
  • Highly skilled communicator at all levels, internally as well as externally.
  • Commercial mind-set at a very high level and a skilled, proactive problem solver.
  • Relevant commercial education.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English and possibly other languages.

Personal skills

  • You have a mature, informal and calm personality.
  • You are highly competitive and you possess a personal drive that is without comparison.
  • You are a role model internally, as well as externally.
  • You have preferably experience working in private equity owned companies.
  • You have experience working together with founders / owners involved in the company.
  • You have an energetic ”can-do” attitude.
  • You are a proactive and solution oriented person who creates enthusiasm.

We are offering

  • A very attractive position at executive level in an innovative and fast-growing company.
  • Dedicated and competent employees and founders supported by a truly dedicated board.
  • A job where you will play a significant and very central role on the future growth journey of a successful, international lifestyle company.
  • A position in a very dynamic and entrepreneurial company, sustained by healthy values.
  • Remuneration package at competitive level according to qualifications, including MIP (Management Incentive Program).

Your application
UnikRecruitment assists the company with the recruitment process. No knowledge of the identity of the candidate will be given to the company without his or hers prior acceptance.

For further information on this vacancy, please contact Michael Kjærgaard, UnikRecruitment at phone no. +45 2222 4000 or e-mail

We look forward to receiving your application and CV for this job in English language.

Closing date for application is asap.


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